CDF Tutorial is supported by Pentaho versions 5.0 and above. If you are running an older version please consider upgrading before purchasing CDF Tutorial.

01 How to Start

  • What files to create and what their contents should be.

02 First Dashboard

  • How to select values and how to return them - use them as parameters.

03 Parametrization

  • Make your reports look good.

04 Permissions

  • How to segregate the data being viewed by collaborators with different profiles.

05 Charts

  • Present your data in several formats.

06 Templates

  • Change the way your dashboards look.

07 Time Series

  • Interact with time based charts.

08 Geo-based Dashboards

  • How to use maps to make your information richer.

09 Gauges and traffic lights

  • Real time view over your business.

10 Tables and Sparklines

  • Build visually pleasing tables.

11 Interactive Dashboards

  • Freely explore your data.


CDF Tutorial + Open Demos + CDE Tutorial.

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Pentaho CTools: CDF Tutorial screenshot
Pentaho CTools: CDF Tutorial screenshot
Pentaho CTools: CDF Tutorial screenshot


  • Pentaho 5.0 or above.
  • Latest stable Ctools (CDA, CDE and CDF).
  • Requires Sample Data as a datasource so make sure you have it available in your Pentaho server.

Purchase Terms

  • Receive the installer by email in the following business day.
  • Have the source, so that you can see how everything is built.
  • Get free updates made to the tutorial for the period of 1 year from the date of purchase.
  • Contribute to open-source development effort.
  • Full refund guarantee if you're not happy with the purchased item.